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McGeary argues that the conventional way of applying Italian opera to contemporary political events and persons by means of allegory and allusion in individual operas is mistaken; nor did partisan politics intrude into the management of the Royal Academy of Music and the Opera o. .

McGeary argues that the conventional way of applying Italian opera to contemporary political events and persons by means of allegory and allusion in individual operas is mistaken; nor did partisan politics intrude into the management of the Royal Academy of Music and the Opera of the Nobility. This book shows instead how Senesino, Faustina, Cuzzoni and events at the Haymarket Theatre were used in political allegories in satirical essays directed against the Walpole ministry

Thomas McGeary's book examines how events at the Haymarket opera theatre were exploited in partisan politics during the ministry of Robert Walpole and Handel's greatest period of opera production.

Thomas McGeary's book examines how events at the Haymarket opera theatre were exploited in partisan politics during the ministry of Robert Walpole and Handel's greatest period of opera production. It will appeal to all those interested in opera, British history and the history of music and theatre.

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The Politics of Opera in Handel's Britain examines the involvement of Italian opera in British partisan politics in the first half of the eighteenth century, which saw Sir Robert Walpole's rise to power and George Frideric Handel's greatest period of opera production

The Politics of Opera in Handel's Britain examines the involvement of Italian opera in British partisan politics in the first half of the eighteenth century, which saw Sir Robert Walpole's rise to power and George Frideric Handel's greatest period of opera production. McGeary argues that the conventional way of applying Italian opera to contemporary political events and persons by means of allegory and allusion in individual operas is mistaken; nor did partisan politics intrude into the management of the Royal Academy of Music and the Opera of the Nobility.

The Politics of Opera in Handel's Britain examines the involvement of Italian opera in British partisan politics in the first half of the eighteenth century, which saw Sir Robert Walpole's rise to power and George Frideric Handel's greatest period of opera production.

McGeary argues that the conventional way of applying Italian opera to contemporary political events and persons by means of allegory and allusion in individual operas is mistaken; nor did partisan politics intrude into the management of the Royal Academy of Music and the Opera o. This book shows instead how Senesino, Faustina, Cuzzoni and events at the Haymarket Theatre were used in political allegories in satirical essays directed against the Walpole ministry

Handel's second academy. Rival opera companies and Farinelli at the court of Madrid. Politics, theatre, and opera in the 1730s. The opera stage as political history. Includes bibliographical references and index.

Handel's second academy.

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The Politics of Opera in Handel's Britain download epub
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Author: Thomas McGeary
ISBN: 110700988X
Category: Arts & Photography
Subcategory: Music
Language: English
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (June 10, 2013)
Pages: 422 pages